Ag Land Management 1

Education Offerings

The ASFMRA offers a variety of types of education for Appraisal, Farm Management and Consulting, and Continuing Education seminars. Take a look at what we have to offer. There is something for everyone, from the beginner to the seasoned professional. ASFMRA is an internationally recognized leader in Appraisal, Farm Management and Agricultural Consulting training.  We are a not-for-profit professional society and a sponsoring member of the Appraisal Foundation.  We have been providing education since 1929 and serve all jurisdictions in the United States.

Farm Management Education

ASFMRA is an internationally recognized provider of farm management courses. We are a not-for-profit professional society established in 1929 to serve the profession of Farm Management. We provide education and professional designations and serve all jurisdictions in the United States.

ASFMRA offers the best Farm Management and Ag Consulting education available in the market place today.  Take a look at the education that we have offer. and take the next step to differentiate yourself from others in the profession.  You want to set yourself apart from other farm managers, then get designated today!  Take a look at our education schedule to see what is being offered near you! If you have any questions about the approvals of the courses, you can contact Deanna Ilk at 303-692-1222 or dilk@asfmra.org 

Ag Land Management 1

Farm Budgeting

  • How are budgets used and the questions a budget should answer
  • What information is needed to prepare a budget
  • Difference between fixed and variable costs
  • Difference between a partial budget and an enterprise budget
  • Cash flow budgets
  • How other budgets fit into a whole-farm budget
  • Farm financial analysis tool
  • Budget case studies

Farm Accounting & Financial Statements

  • Overview of accounting
  • Financial statements
  • Balance sheets
  • Assets and liabilities
  • Income statements
  • Cash flow statements
  • Statement of Owner’s Equity
  • Financial ratios

 Farm Finance

  • How to evaluate an investment
  • Financial modeling in agriculture
  • Introduction to agricultural portfolio management
  • Integrated case study
Required Materials: Laptop, financial calculator and must have a working knowledge of Excel

Contact Hours: 24 hours

Accreditation: This course is required for the AFM and the AAC

List of Approvals